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You might want to go through this student-made 'Modi report card' before voting in 2019 elections

Students from JNU, along with other individuals, have released a 'performance report card' on Modi's government. Here are the important points

Published on 7th June 2018
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Will Headmasters be called Principals in TN schools hereafter? Education department clarifies

The education department denied any plans to change the headmasters as the school principals. The higher officials also claimed the news is fake

Published on 3rd September 2019
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Why this myth and fake news buster app by IIIT Delhi profs is the coolest thing in this COVID-19 world

Projects like these are possible due to better interdisciplinary research and India is taking baby steps towards it and in a couple of decades, it should be where the developed nations are now

Published on 9th May 2020
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Why this Bengaluru artist's comics on political issues with a hint of satire is a hit on social media

Aravinda Tegginamath started ButtSir Comics on social media during the lockdown and it has already become quite popular among the masses. We find out why

Published on 27th October 2020
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Why Kannur Collector Mir Mohammed Ali is someone all Indian youth should look up to

IAS officer Mir Mohammed Ali, the collector of Kannur, is not only transforming the face of the district which was once bloodied with frequent political violence, there's a lot more to him as a person

Published on 31st October 2018
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WhatsApp unveils new 'Checkpoint Tipline' feature to tackle fake news

The new feature will enable WhatsApp users to verify the authenticity of received messages via a helpline 

Published on 2nd April 2019
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WhatsApp sees 70% drop in frequently forwarded messages with new limit

In a bid to curb the flow of misinformation in COVID-19 times, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on April 7 announced to introduce a new limit on frequently forwarding messages

Published on 27th April 2020
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WhatsApp messages can be traced without diluting end-to-end encryption: IIT-M Porf

India started pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages after several lynching cases last year were linked to rumours spread on the messaging service

Published on 11th July 2019
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WhatsApp limits frequently forwarding messages to one chat at a time to curb fake news

WhatsApp which has over 400 million users in India last year introduced users to the concept of messages that have been forwarded many times

Published on 7th April 2020
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WhatsApp favourite tool for right-wing to influence voters, says international study

With more than 120 million users, Brazil is the second-largest WhatsApp market in the world after India which has 400 million users of the Facebook-owned platform

Published on 30th August 2019
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WhatsApp calls for research proposals to understand why fake news spreads quickly in India

The messaging app owned by Facebook, is commissioning awards worth $50,000 to get researchers to look into why misinformation spreads quickly via WhatsApp

Published on 4th July 2018
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We need stories that bring us together: Rana Daggubati on why he's investing in entertainment start-ups

Rana Daggubati and Prasad Vanga are on a entrepreneurship promotion mission with their Anthill Studios, a business accelerator programme for the media and entertainment industry

Published on 30th July 2018
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Was that a 'Youthquake'? Must be 'fake news'. Here are words that trended in 2017

Complicit, Feminism and Truth have been named top words of 2017 by several dictionaries and a language monitoring body as words used most by people this year

Published on 21st December 2017
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University of South Florida to celebrate Abdul Kalam’s 87th birth anniversary

As part of the celebrations, the university  will formally announce the name of the winner of the 2018 USF Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship

Published on 16th October 2018
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Union Budget 2019: Is the government planning to control the data you consume?

The survey suggests that merging the data sets that the government has will be beneficial for all

Published on 4th July 2019

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